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The KSGenWeb Archives Project makes no claims or estimates of the validity of the information submitted and reminds you that each new piece of information must be researched and proved or disproved by weight of evidence. It is always best to consult the original material for verification.

The Archives provides you with free access to these files. The files have been donated by other researchers, such as yourself. Please do not send queries here, they will not be answered. We do not do private research, look-ups, answer family or county queries here at the archives. If you have a query, please....contact the county host. There you can find a list of all the county coordinators and links to the individual county pages. Check these pages out they all have wonderful information to help you in your research!

Table of Contents maintained by: , the USGenWeb Archives, Kansas File Manager & , Assistant Kansas File Manager.


SUBMISSION FORMS: These forms at http://www.poppet.org/ksfiles/ allow you to type your record and submit it. This will create a file in a format acceptable for ks-arc and ready for posting. These forms are not mandatory and if you have data already typed please send it in text format to the Archives File Manager. Copies of the information will be sent to the KS-FOOTSTEPS-L list.


Note for AOL users: If you are using the internal AOL web browser, you may at times be unable to access these files due to high traffic. You can also access them by FTP. To do so go to keyword FTP, hit the go to FTP button, click the Other Site button and enter files.usgwarchives.net/ks/ and make sure that the 'ask for login and password' box is NOT checked. You can then browse the directories which are organized by county.


Kansas USGenWeb Archives - Consolidated Kansas Index
Kansas Statewide Files Unknown WWI Draft Registration Cards Penny Postcards
National USGenWeb Archives Search Engine
Guidelines for Contributions Frequently Asked Questions Correcting File Errors KS-FOOTSTEPS
Related USGenWeb Projects Kansas Indexes
Tombstone Transcription Project Census Project
&
Census Project Online Inventory
Kansas Maps Obits Project


Kansas Archives Search Form


USGenWeb Archives
Kansas County Indexes
Allen Anderson Atchison Barber Barton
Bourbon Brown Butler Chase Chautauqua
Cherokee
was McGee
Cheyenne Clark Clay Cloud
was Shirley
Coffey Comanche Cowley
was Hunter
Crawford Decatur
Dickinson Doniphan Douglas Edwards Elk
Ellis Ellsworth Finney
was Sequoyah
Ford Franklin
Geary
was Davis
Gove Graham Grant Gray
Greeley Greenwood Hamilton Harper Harvey
Haskell Hodgeman Jackson
was Calhoun
Jefferson Jewell
Johnson Kearny Kingman Kiowa Labette
Lane Leavenworth Lincoln Linn Logan
(1881) from Wallace
Lyon
was Breckenridge
Marion Marshall McPherson Meade
Miami
was Lykins
Mitchell Montgomery Morris
was Wise
Morton
was Kansas
Nemaha Neosho
was Dorn
Ness Norton
(Oro Territory)
Osage
was Weller
Osborne Ottawa Pawnee Phillips Pottawatomie
Pratt Rawlins Reno Republic Rice
Riley Rooks Rush Russell Saline
Scott Sedgwick Seward Shawnee Sheridan
Sherman Smith Stafford Stanton Stevens
Sumner Thomas Trego Wabaunsee
was Richardson
Wallace
Washington Wichita Wilson Woodson Wyandotte


Defunct Names and Dissolved Kansas Counties
Arapahoe
became part of Colorado 1861.
Breckenridge
now Lyon
Buffalo
1873-1881
see Gray
Calhoun
1859 became Jackson
Davis
becaame Geary in 1869
Dorn
now Neosho
andLabette
Foote created 1873-1881
seeGray
Garfield
1893 annexed to Finney
Godfrey
1855 became
Seward 1861
Howard
1867-1875
became Elk and Chautauqua
Hunter
now Cowley
Kansas
1872-1883
now Morton
Lykins
now Miami
Madison
became Breckenridge/Lyon and Greenwood
McGee
now Cherokee
Otoe
1860-1867
became part of Butler
Richardson
now Wabausee
Saint John
now Logan
Sequoyah
now Finney
some records in Ford County
"Old" Seward
now Howard
Shirley
now Cloud
Weller
1855-1859
became Osage
Wise
1855-1859
became Chase
Oro Territory
became Norton County
Peketon Territory
1854-1867
no population abolished


If you have genealogical data you would like to contribute to any of these Kansas Archives pages, please read the Archives Guidelines and then attach your file, ready to upload, , in an e-mail message to the file manager, or submit your files immediately by utilizing new online submission form.

NOTICE: Printing the files within by non-commercial individuals and libraries is encouraged, as long as all notices and submitter information is included. Any other use, including copying files to other sites requires permission from the submitters PRIOR to uploading to any other sites. We encourage links to the state and county tables of content.


Can't find the Kansas information you want on these pages? You might want to check out the Kansas State Government Archives on-line files. See http://www.kshs.org/research/collections/documents/govtrecords/index.htm.

The donation of Census images for permanent, free display
in the USGenWeb Archives was made possible through the generosity of the donors
[listed beside the link to their donation] and the permission of:

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PO Box 8173
Wichita KS 67208-0173
genie@skpub.com
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County formation information from:

  1. Ancestry's Red Book American State, County & Town Sources,
    Edited by Alice Eichholz, PH. D., C. G.,
    Pub. Ancestry P. O. Box 476
    Salt Lake City, UT 84110

  2. "THE HANDYBOOK FOR GENEALOGISTS UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EIGHTH EDITION"
    Published by The Everton Press
    1991

  3. The Kansas State Historical Society

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